Albion Interactive History / People / Phoebe Wood

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Pheobe (Cornell) Wood, 1861
    Died 1891

Pheobe (Cornell) Wood (1861-1891) was the first female telegraph operator in theU.S., and her instruments were located in her home on N. Superior St. Her brother Ezra was founder of Cornell University. P6

Source: Frank Passic. A Pictorial History of Albion, Michigan; From the Archives of the Albion Historical Society. Dallas, Texas: Curtis Media Corporation. 1991.

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